Reflect on your Commitment to Ethical Practices. This professional educator disposition commitment includes:
- Maintains confidentiality.
- Honest and trustworthy
- Uses sound, informed judgment.
- Displays ethical behavior.
- Abides by legal mandates and ethical responsibilities.
Drawing from your previous professional experience, discuss specific examples where you have demonstrated these qualities. In thinking of the career pathways that might open for you once you have completed a graduate degree in education, how important will commitment to ethical practices be? What are some potential ethical issues that you might face? What are the potential consequences of failing to act ethically?
There are numerous federal and state laws that impact various aspects of education. Considering the dream job you selected for your Unit 3 discussion board, which law(s) do you think will have the most impact on this role? Briefly summarize the law for the class and explain its significance. Why was the law enacted? What changes might you make to the law, and why?